Tag Archives: Protecting the gaze

March, 2021

November, 2020

  • 12 November

    ‘Isa’s (‘alayhis salam) statement regarding an unlawful gaze

    Question Is this suitable to quote? وكان عيسى عليه السلام يقول: النظرة تزرع في القلب الشهوة وكفى بها خطيئة ‘Isa (‘alayhis salam) used to say: “An [unlawful] gaze plants the seed of desire in the heart and this is sufficient to be a sin.”

October, 2020

June, 2020

  • 10 June

    Gazing at the outer garment of a woman

    Question What is the reference and Arabic for this quote? لا تتبع بصرك رداء المرأة فإن النظر يجعل شهوة في القلب

December, 2019

  • 3 December

    Turning away one’s gaze from a strange woman

    Question What is the reference of this Hadith and can it be quoted? Sayyiduna Jarir ibn ‘Abdillah Al Bajali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported: “I asked Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) regarding the sudden glance [on a strange woman]. He commanded me that I should turn away my gaze.”

August, 2019

September, 2017

  • 12 September

    The rights of the road/pathway

    Question What is the reference for this Hadith and can it be quoted? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Beware of sitting in the roadways.” They said, ‘O Rasulullah!, we must have places where we can sit and talk together.’ Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, ‘If you must sit there, then give the road its rights.’ They asked, ‘What …

April, 2017

  • 17 April

    Adultery [zina] of the limbs

    Question Please provide the reference for the following narration: “Adultery of the eyes is when it looks [at that which is haram], adultery of the ears is when it listens [to haram], adultery of the tongue is uttering [haram], adultery of the hand is touching [what is impermissible to touch], adultery of the feet is when it walks [towards haram]. …

October, 2016

  • 31 October

    A narration regarding lowering the gaze and the sweetness of Iman

    Question Is this narration authentic? إن النظرة سهم من سهام إبليس مسموم، من تركها مخافتي أبدلته إيمانا يجد حلاوته في قلبه Translation Certainly [an evil glance] is a poisoned arrow from Iblis. Whosoever leaves it out of fear for me I will replace him with such Iman whose sweetness he will find in his heart.

May, 2015

  • 16 May

    Narrations on protecting the gaze

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? “When anyone’s eyes fall on the beauty of a woman and he immediately casts his gaze away from her, Allah grants him Divine guidance towards such ‘ibadah, the ecstasy of which he feels in himself” Can you also provide other Hadiths on lowering and protecting the gaze.